12 Days of Marcus Official Rules

SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN,

NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING

 

  1. Sponsor.  Marcus Hotels, Inc., a Wisconsin Corporation, having an address of 100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 (“Sponsor”).

 

  1. Eligibility.  The 12 Days of Marcus Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, excluding the State of Colorado, Florida, New York, and Rhode Island and where prohibited by law (the “Eligibility Area”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or age of majority in his/her state of residence) at the time of entry.  Employees of Sponsor and its parent and affiliated companies, including, without limitation, The Marcus Corporation, Marcus Hotels, Inc., Marcus Restaurants, Inc., and Marcus Theatres Corporation, and employees of any advertising and promotional agencies affiliated with those companies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.  Entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period.  Any entries received after the end of the Entry Period will be disregarded and not included in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside of the Eligibility Area and where prohibited or restricted by law. Participation constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

  1. Entry Period.  The Entry Period begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on November 24, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (CST) on December 31, 2017 (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

 

  1. How to Enter.  During the Entry Period, Participants may visit the URL https://gleam.io/w71uO/12daysofmarcus (the “Entry Page”) and engage in various activities for a chance to win the Sweepstakes. The individual entering into the Sweepstakes will be deemed the participant (the “Participant”).  Participants may do the following to receive the number of entries indicated, subject to the indicated limits:

 

 

Entry Activity

Limit on Entry

Number of Resulting Entries from each Entry Activity, per Limit of Entry

Buy a Marcus Gift Card

Once per day, per transaction

100

Visit Marcus Gift Cards

Once per day

20

Enter using Facebook

Unlimited

1

Enter using Instagram

Unlimited

1

Enter using Twitter

Unlimited

1

Click For a Daily Bonus Entry

Once per day

1

Tweet on Twitter

Once per day

10

Follow @MarcusHotels on Twitter

Once

1

Follow @EatAtMarcus on Twitter

Once

1

Follow @marcus_theatres on Twitter

Once

1

Visit @eatatmarcus on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit @marcustheatres on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit @thepfisterhotel on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit @hiltonmilwaukee on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit @millieatthehilton on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit @grand_geneva on Instagram

Unlimited

1

Visit Marcus Restaurant Group on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Visit Marcus Hotels & Resorts on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Visit Marcus Theatres on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Visit Grand Geneva on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Visit The Pfister Hotel on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Visit Hilton Milwaukee City Center on Facebook

Unlimited

1

Comment on a Pfister Blog Post

Unlimited

10

Post a photo at a Marcus Theatre

Unlimited

10

Post a photo at a Marcus Restaurant

Unlimited

20

Post a photo at a Marcus Hotel

Unlimited

20

Post a photo at Marcus WellSpa

Unlimited

20

Make a reservation at Marcus WellSpa

Unlimited

10

Make an OpenTable reservation at a Marcus restaurant

Unlimited

10

Visit Marcus Theatres

Unlimited

1

Visit Marcus Golf Courses

Unlimited

1

Visit Marcus Mountain Top

Unlimited

1

 

 

Additionally, Participants will be required to provide their full name, address, email address, phone number, and birth date.

 

All entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period.  All entries received after the end of the entry period will be disregarded.  A “Day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour time period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. CST and ending at the following 11:59:59 p.m. CST.  The use of automated entry devices is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  

 

Alternatively, Participants may submit an entry by mail as follows: on a 3”x 5” card, legibly handprint or type the Participant’s full name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, and mail such card in a business size envelope to: Marcus Hotels Inc., 100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1900, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Attention: Promotions Department – 12 Days of Marcus Sweepstakes (an “AMOE”). All AMOE entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2017 and received by Sponsor no later than January 15, 2018. The number of AMOE entries per participant is unlimited. Each AMOE entry mailed is considered one (1) entry.    

 

By submitting an entry that includes user generated content (e.g., photos, videos, etc.), each Participant hereby (a) represents and warrants that such Participant has the right and/or permission to submit the entry and all content reflected therein, which does not infringe on any third party’s intellectual property rights or right of publicity, and (b) grants to Sponsor and its affiliates a royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide, perpetual license to display, reproduce, copy, distribute, and otherwise use the entry, including the image and likeness of any individuals appearing in the entry, to promote Sponsor’s business in any and all media. 

                 

  1. Prize

 

Prize:   One (1) winner will be awarded the following 12 prizes:

 

  1. Milwaukee Hotels

One (1) night stay at each of the three Milwaukee hotels (The Pfister, Hilton Milwaukee, InterContinental Milwaukee). Date restrictions apply and subject to availability. Bonus Card (defined below) will include additional redemption details. Verifiable Retail Value (VRV): $600.             

                                   

2.  One Special Occasion Cake made by a Marcus Hotels Pastry Chef

Cake must be preordered 2 weeks in advance and must not be requested during the holiday season (Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve).  Chef and winner will mutually decide on theme of cake.  Cake will serve a maximum of 25 people. VRV: $550.

                                                     

3. Mason Street Grill

Chef’s Dinner for eight (8) people at Mason Street Grill. Arrangements and date availability must be mutually agreeable between winner, chef, and Mason Street Grill, and must be made at least two weeks in advance. Dinner includes up to five (5) courses.  Valid Sunday through Thursday only. Not valid on Holidays. VRV: $1500

                                                     

4. WellSpa + Salon

Quarterly 60-minute Spa Services at WELL Spa + Salon.  Services will be based on availability. Valid Monday through Thursday. Gratuity is not included. VRV: $500   

 

5. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Two-Night Stay in a One (1) Bedroom Villa. Based on availability, and blackout dates apply including holiday weekends. VRV:  $700           

 

6. Golf

One Foursome at The Brute and The Highlands at Grand Geneva. Bonus Cards valid for the 2018 season.  Cards are valid for one (1) foursome (18 holes) at The Brute and The Highlands at Grand Geneva valid Sunday through Thursday after 1pm. Based on availability. VRV: $600                              

                 

7. Ski

Twelve (12) Weekday Ski Tickets for the 2018 Ski Season at The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva.

Tickets are redeemed based on availability and are not valid during holiday periods. VRV: $600                                               

8. Safehouse Chicago

Dinner for ten (10) people and Escape House experience for ten (10) people. Date must be prearranged and mutually agreed upon by SafeHouse Chicago management and winner.  Based on availability.  SafeHouse Chicago dinner and Escape House Chicago experience may be used on separate occasions. Value: $750                  

 

9. Safehouse Milwaukee

Dinner for ten (10) people. Date must be prearranged and mutually agreed upon by SafeHouse Milwaukee Management and winner.  Based on availability. VRV: $400            

                                   

 

 

10. Miller Time Pub and Grill

Dinner for four (4) people. Complimentary parking in the Hilton Milwaukee garage during dinner with meal validation.  Based on availability. VRV: $150                          

                 

11. Theatres

Popcorn each week for a year: 2018 refillable popcorn bucket. Winner can enjoy $4 promotional bucket refills each visit. The Bonus Card is valued at $225 (52 weeks x $4 plus tax).  Winner does not have to use the bucket only once per week, but understands that the value of the Bonus Card may run out prior to the end of year if used more frequently. Bonus Card includes additional redemption details. Valid at all Marcus Theatres locations VRV: $225                 

                 

12. BLU

Romantic evening for two (2) at a reserved table with a view and food.  Based on availability. Winner must make reservation with Blu manager at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of requested reservation. Value: $150                                

 

(total verifiable retail value of Prize $6,725).

 

All prizes will be awarded in the form of an Entertainment and Promotion Card (“Bonus Card”) to be used solely for the prize indicated. Each Bonus Card is valid from January 31, 2018 until January 30, 2019 unless otherwise noted. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply due to seasonal periods and special events, and normal arrival/departure restrictions and other hotel policies apply. Bonus Cards are not redeemable for cash.

 

Prize does not include personal expenses, incidentals, or food and drink, unless otherwise included as part of the prize.

 

The prize cannot be amended or cancelled. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable. No cash alternative is available. No substitution, exchange or cash redemption of prize is permitted. If a prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

 

The Sweepstakes is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.

 

All taxes not specified herein will be the sole responsibility of the winner and guests, including without limitation, federal and state taxes. In the event the prize is valued at $600 or more, Sponsor will issue an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of the prize won. However, winner’s failure to receive an IRS Form 1099 does not relieve winner of applicable tax requirements.

 

6.    Winner.  Sponsor will select winner of the Sweepstakes at random from the eligible entries. Prize will be awarded in a random drawing on January 31, 2018 from among all eligible entries receive. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by Sponsor on or about January 31, 2018, by the phone number and/or email provided at the time of entry.  Sponsor is not responsible if a prize notification is not received for any reason.  Disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner will result from any of the following: (1) if a potential winner cannot be reached after reasonable efforts has been exerted during a ten (10) day period from the date of the first attempt to contact potential winner; (2) potential winner’s inability to accept prize; (3) potential winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) days of the date of receipt; (4) the return of a prize notification as undeliverable or (5) any other non-compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor will attempt to contact up to two (2) potential winners of the prize and if unable to confirm a winner, at Sponsor’s option, the prize may go un-awarded.  For the name of winner (available the day after winner has been notified) (request must be received within six months of the date the prize is awarded and the Sweepstakes concludes), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Marcus Hotels, Inc., 100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1900, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Attn: Advertising and Promotions Department –  12 Days of Marcus Sweepstakes.

 

  1.      Conditions Disclaimers and License: By entering this Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees that: (1) he or she will abide by and be bound by these Official Rules; (2) the entry becomes solely the Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned; (3) neither Sponsor nor any of its affiliated companies or the advertising and promotional agencies affiliated with Sponsor or those affiliated companies, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, Sponsor’s “Affiliates”) are responsible for claims, injuries, death, losses or damages of any kind resulting from Sweepstakes participation or inability to participate; the awarding, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize or parts thereof; or participation in any prize related activity; (4) winner’s acceptance of the Prize constitutes the grant of an unconditional right to use winner's name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the promotion for any publicity, advertising and promotional purposes, including the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media without additional compensation or limitation, except where prohibited by law; (5) any portion of the Prize not accepted by the winner will be forfeited; (6) Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of the winner to accept the Prize for any reason; (7) in the event that any dispute arises regarding the meaning or interpretation of these Official Rules, the dispute shall be resolved by applying the laws of the State of Wisconsin by and within the courts of the State of Wisconsin; (8) by entering this Sweepstakes, all Participants agree that Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, including fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure, fulfillment, and disputes from the Sweepstakes and its determination of the qualifiers and winner is final.  In the event a question arises regarding a winner’s identity, entry will be deemed made by the holder of the email account associated with the entry.  Entries are void if unreadable, inaccurate, incomplete, mutilated, tampered with, forged, mechanically reproduced, postage due, misdirected, late, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.  Although Sponsor attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, neither Sponsor nor its Affiliates are responsible for the actions of Participants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including attempts by Participants or other individuals to circumvent these Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, strikes, industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to modify these Official Rules, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and in the event of cancellation or termination, to select winners from among all eligible non-suspect entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable.  Inclusion in such pool of entries will be each Participant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.  Proof of submitting entry will not be deemed receipt of such entry by Sponsor.

 

THE OFFICIAL RULES WILL BE POSTED AT THE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE LOCATED AT www.marcusgiftcards.com/12days/rulesTHROUGHOUT THE ENTRY PERIOD.  BY ENTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, THE PARTICIPANT REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY PARTICIPANT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES IS TRUE, ACCURATE AND COMPLETE.  SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME AND AT THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR DEEM INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY FUTURE SWEEPSTAKES,  OR OTHER PROMOTIONS OF THE SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES, ANY INDIVIDUAL SUSPECTED OF TAMPERING WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES; ACTING IN VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR SPONSOR’S AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES TERMS OF SERVICE, PRIVACY POLICY OR OTHER TERMS, CONDITIONS OR GUIDELINES; ACTING IN BAD FAITH OR IN A DISRUPTIVE MANNER, OR WITH THE INTENT TO ANNOY, ABUSE, THREATEN OR HARRASS ANY OTHER PERSON; HAVING FAILED TO AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES; OR VIOLATING ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.  ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AS WELL AS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.  SHOULD SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES BELIEVE OR BECOME AWARE THAT SUCH AN ATTEMPT HAS BEEN, IS BEING, OR WILL BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY RESPONSIBLE PARTICIPANT(S) AND OTHER RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL(S) IN THE ATTEMPTED DAMAGE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

 

  1. Limitations on Liability:  In no event will Sponsor and/or its Affiliates shall be liable to the prize winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s or its Affiliates’ sole control. 

 

IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF ANY ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE SPONSOR’S HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, HOTEL ROOMS OR SPAS, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF, OR PARTICIPATION IN, ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SWEEPSTAKES, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 

  1. Release and Indemnification:  BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, THE PARTICIPANT RELEASES AND HOLDS THE SPONSOR AND SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHT, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARITICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACCESS TO ANY MATERIALS, OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.

 

  1. Miscellaneous:

 

  1.      Privacy:  Information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance    with these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (as may be amended from time to time), currently located at http://marcushotels.com/privacy-policy provided, that in the event of any conflict between these Official Rules and such Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of the Official Rules shall prevail.  By entering this Sweepstakes, Participant agrees that Sponsor may share Participant’s personal information with its Affiliates for the purpose of prize fulfillment in the event Participant is chosen as a potential winner.  Additionally, if an Participant chooses to opt-in to a specific offer from a participating Affiliate, Participant’s personal information will be subject to that Affiliate’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service (if applicable) and such Participant agrees to receive email communication from that Affiliate.  Opting in to specific offers does not improve a Participant’s chances of winning. 

 

  1.      Severability, Headings:  If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.

 

  1.      GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of any Participant or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Wisconsin without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's laws.

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.  Participant understands and acknowledges that he or she is providing his or her information to Marcus Hotels, Inc., and not Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Gleam, Instagram, or any other third party.

 

 

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